Buenos Aires M18 became champion of the Youth Tournament

Buenos Aires M18 became champion of the Youth Tournament

Buenos Aires M18 defeated 20-19 to Cordova and took the Argentine Youth Tournament which is organized by the Argentina Rugby Union and in this way it retained the title obtained in the last edition, which took place in 2019.

In Santa Fe RC, Buenos Aires M18 pressed and surprised to Córdoba with a try in less than three minutes. After a line and maul in line of five meters, Thomas Di Biase He grabbed the ball and supported the first achievement of the match for the URBA representative team. The Buenos Aires team maintained a solid and orderly defense in the first section of the game. Nevertheless, The Doguitos they began to press and play in someone else’s field. They received several penalties of which, Facundo Ortiz he was able to take advantage of two to go to rest 6-8 in favor of Buenos Aires.

In the complementary stage, Córdoba found the door to his first try on the start with Felipe Mallía as an author by throwing himself off the right point and celebrating the conquest. In this way, the match was 11 for each side. Minutes later, Agustín De Vertiz he had the luxury of scoring a spectacular try for the Cordobans and the match seemed to turn red, but penalties at the end changed the north of the match.

Francisco Annechinni was the hero of the duel with a successful kick to the sticks two minutes after the closing that gave the consecration to Buenos Aires, for the minimum, 20-19.

For its part, the Ascent zone was for the Entre Ríos team, who defeated Santiagueña 24 to 14 in the final match, on a day that took place at the Santa Fe RC club.

The Argentine Youth Championship was organized for the first time in 1972, in Mendoza, where the champion was Rosario, who beat the local team 21-18 in the final.

This season was the second consecutive final between the selected Buenos Aires and Córdoba, after the definition of 2019 (in 2020 the contest was played), in which the Buenos Aires team triumphed 37-23.

The Doguitos conquered the Argentino Juvenil three times; the last time was in the 2001 tournament, which was organized at their home and they beat Mar del Plata 25-10 in the final. Before that consecration in 2001, they obtained the title in 1994 and in 1990.

Source: UAR

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